2011 NCAA East Regional Championship Title captured by Duke.
Duke fired a final round eight-under-par 280 and defeated conference rival Georgia Tech by four strokes to claim the team title at the NCAA East Regional Champsionship at the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech on Saturday, May 21, 2011. Oklahoma’s Abraham Ancer won medalist honors with a six-under-par 210. Coastal Carolina’s Sebastian Soderberg advanced to the NCAA Division I Men’s Golf Championship at Karsten Creek Golf Club in Stillwater, Oklahoma by being the top individual on a non-advancing team. The five teams that advanced to the national championship May 31 – June 5 were Duke University, Georgia Tech, Oklahoma, LSU and Kent State. The other teams that played in the regional and did not advance included Virginia Tech, Virginia, Mississippi, East Carolina, UNC Wilmington, Coastal Carolina, Lamar and Yale.
The host Hokies had a strong push at the end, but finished sixth and missed advancing to the national championship by three strokes.
Duke, Georgia Tech and Oklahoma were grouped together in the final round and fought neck-and-neck to the very end. Duke’s Tim Gomik shot a final round six-under-par, setting a new competitive course record for the Pete Dye River Course of Virginia Tech.